Poet Laureate of Flint, MI

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2021 Poet Laureate of Flint, MI


In 2021, Semaj Brown was named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Brown was awarded the Academy of American Poets Poet Laureate Fellowship for an interdisciplinary, integrated on-line platform, The Poetry Pod Project (P3), which focuses on utilizing poetry to enhance literacy while including art and science. Her pedagogy, coined TiSiWiDi (Think it, Say it, Write/Work it, Do it), integrates music, visual art, performance, and games to enhance the appreciation of poetry through the listening to, reading, and writing of poetry.